Results 1 – 7 of 7 Snorres kongesagaer. Oversatt av Anne Holtsmark og Didrik Arup Seip. Forste Bind. and a great selection of similar Used, New and Collectible. Get this from a library! Snorres kongesagaer. [Snorri Sturluson; et al]. Get this from a library! Snorres kongesagaer Snorres kongesagaer. [Snorri Sturluson.; et al].

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Really interesting and a really valuable link to the past, but my eyelids hung heavy and often and getting through this was more of a chore than a pleasure. Transferred from Kongesagaee via Flickr2Commons. For stylistic and methodological reasons, Snorri is often taken to be the author of Egils saga. Return to Book Page.

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kongesagaet It is not common to believe in the detailed accuracy of the historical narrative and historians tend to see little to no historical truth behind the first few sagas, however, they are still seen by many as a valuable source of knowledge about the society and politics of medieval Norway. In the early 20th century, this trust was largely abandoned with snorres kongesagaer advent of saga criticismpioneered by Curt and Lauritz Weibull.

Please enter the message. The name Heimskringla was first used in the 17th century, derived from the first two words of one of the manuscripts kringla heimsins”the circle of the world”.

Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: And it’s all supposed to be true although obviously there’s artistic licence on the part of Snorri. Anyone who has Norwegian heritage needs to read this book!

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Mike rated it liked it Dec 15, Eggertson’s copy went to the Royal Library at Stockholm. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Snorrez. No trivia or quizzes yet. Heimskringla consists of snorrws sagas, often thought of as falling into three groups, giving the overall work the character of a triptych. Many years ago, I worked voluntary in a charity shop and the company policy was to throw all Everyman Classics away because there was so many of them and people didn’t want them.

Note that a few countries have copyright terms longer than 70 years: Heimskringla books from Norway Snorri Sturluson. The earliest parchment copy of the work is referred to as Kringla. I do not think this is a book for general readership per se – those looking for exciting Viking tales should try the Icelandic sagas instead – but for the history buff, this is a good work to add to one’s collection.

Olaf’s year-long reign takes up about one third of the entire work. This edition also included the first printing of the text in Old Norse.

Feb 25, Caitlin added it. Some features of WorldCat will not be available. This ‘brick’ of a book is historically interesting. Published May 1st by Dover Publications first published They all die in a ludicrous manner – one drowns in a vat of mead while wandering around drunk to look for a place to take a pee, one gets lured into a cleft in a rock by a dwarf while drunk and is never seen again and others die by bull attack and nightmare. Viking Society for Northern Research, second editionvol 1 2nd edn pp.

Send the link below via email or IM. From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. Lots of history This book contains the oldest history of the Norwegian kings and of the Norse people. Licensing for more information. Heimskringla has, however, continued to be used as a historical source, though with more caution.